Trail culture

The Trail Can Unite Us

June 3, 2020

Like so many, we are heartbroken by recent events that have highlighted the systemic racial injustice that continues to divide our country.

Thank you to those of you who have reached out to us about this issue. Our silence until now in no way reflects a lack ... Read more

I Took a Walk: A poem by David Rolsten

Listen to an audio version of the poem here.

I took a walk By David Rolsten

I took a walk.

It went on forever and was over too soon Recharging batteries I never knew I had I’m so alive and sleep like a dead man Deserts in bloom, fields of ... Read more

“We will get out to the PCT one day!”

By Kendra Slagter

I remember sitting at my desk at the office in February, crossing my fingers and hoping there would be a permit date available for mid-April. I had already written off the possibility of getting one considering how quickly they were snatched up when originally released in October ... Read more

Share your PCT love through photos

It’s your eyes we want…at least what you’ve seen through them. What exactly did you see out there? Maybe you captured the moment. Created the mood. Found the feeling. So share!

The 2020 Pacific Crest Trail Association Photo Contest is in full swing.

That means it’s time for you to ... Read more